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>>> welcome to "worldwide exchange." ross westgate is away. i'm kelly evans and these are your headlines from around the world. political turmoil in italy sending european stocks lower. italian banks leading the way down as mario monte keeps investors guessing in whether he'll run against sylvia berlusconi next year. the unexpected drop signals continued pressure from abroad. and meeting face-to-face, president obama and house speaker john boehner sit down for a one-on-one over the weekend. there are just three weeks left before the u.s. goes over the fiscal cliff. >>> italian shares are down nearly 3% this morning. for the most part, it is bank stocks leading the way down. we're now down about 2.76% on the ftse mib. bank stocks have been hit particularly hard this morning. earlier, we saw shares down 5.6%. we're seeing the same thing, whether it's bmps hitting session lows down nearly 6% comes amid concerns about leadership and economic reform in italy following mario monte's announcement that he'll resign once the budget has been passed. this move is likely to bring the count
's chief investigative reporter brian ross tracking reports as they come in. he has the latest. >> reporter: tonight police identified the shooter as 20-year-old adam lanza in a picture here taken 7 years ago and provided to abc news by a family friend. a relative told abc news that dam was obviously not well. something we also heard from family friends in newtown who described the young man as troubled, described his mother nancy as very rigid. this all took place in this tiny connecticut town, a shooting spree that ended at the elementary school but first began at the lanza family home, which was nearby. police late today said his mother's body was found in the family home. state and federal authorities believe his mother may have once worked at the elementary school where adam went on his deadly rampage, although he was not a teacher, perhaps a volunteer. authorities also searched the new jersey apartment of adam's older brother ryan in hoboken. police initially identified ryan as the killer unless nl she sent out tweets saying it wasn't me, i was at work all day. police are questioning
kernen. andrew ross sorkin is off this week, he's on vacation. our guest, greg. >> great to be here. >> you're very pleased that you're with us here for an hour because we do have a lot to talk about. >> has a lot of experience. >> yes, he does. >> we've got a lot of stories that we'll be talking through this morning, but let's start with that big story that joe was just talking about. president obama speaking to the business round table today, attending to the group's quarterly meeting of ceos. jim mcnerny says including meaningful and comprehensive tax and entitlement reforms. this is the number one story that we've been talking about every morning here since the election. fiscal cliff, big, big issue. there are now, it seems, growing numbers of people on both the right and the left who would like to see us just go over that fiscal cliff. how big of a problem would that be? >> that would be a big problem. i actually still believe that those -- the democrats, the administration, republicans in the final analysis don't want to see that happen. they do understand that not only would
and welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm andrew ross sorkin along with joe kernen. becky continues to have the day off today. our guest host today is bob broska. house speaker john boehner urging the senate to come up with a passable fiscal cliff solution. he's promising to at least consider any bill that the upper chamber produces. senate majority leader harry reid now expected to base any legislation on a bill passed earlier this year to continue tax breaks for households will incomes below $250,000. a senate bill would likely contain an extension of expiring unemployment benefits. and the other big news of the morning, treasury secretary tim geithner unveiling a plan to buy time under the debt ceiling. in a letter to congress, geithner saying that treasury is going to begin taking steps this week to delay hitting the government's 16$16.4 trillion borrowing limit. treasury will take several measures to save that next year to keep the government from reaching the limit for about two months. but geithner warns it is harder to predict how long the delay will last because of all of t
. and there is a difference between understanding a tragedy and capitalizing on it shamelessly. more with this on wilbur ross who says do not blink. on fbn. only fbn. good night. >> eric: hello. i'm eric bolling with kimberly guilfoyle, bob beckel, dana perino, greg gutfeld. 5:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> eric: on september 11, terrorists assassinated four in benghazi. five spent months discussing what happened that night. we went 15 days in a row to discuss the benghazi tragedy. the left wing media accused us and fox for overdoing the story. today, the state department released this report. first, something peculiar happened a couple days ago. there is a briefing. hillary clinton called for report and said this. >> i am responsible for the state department and 60,000 people around the world. decision about the security assets are made by security professionals. >> eric: that first part again? >> i'm responsible for the state department. >> okay. i'm responsible. but hillary clinton is no-show tomorrow. madam secretary bumped her head the other day and her doctor recommends she stay in
target such small children? abc's chief investigative reporter brian ross has been tracking that part of the story since the beginning. what have you learned? >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. authorities say they expect more progress today as they figure out the how and the why of what happened. but even veteran detectives and agents are having a hard time at the scene. he had a huge quantity of bullets left for his high-powered weapons. >> all weapons have multiple magazines and additional ammunition. >> reporter: as to his motive, officials tell abc news that computers removed from the home over the weekend provide important clues to his twisted thinking. it was here he killed his first victim, his mother, 52-year-old nancy lanza, who friends said had become more and more concerned about adam's issues over the last few months. >> it was harder for her as time went on, as he was getting through school. >> reporter: adam's parents were divorced three years ago. his mother was left to deal with him alone, according to her friends. >> she took care of him the best she could. >> rep
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quick along with joe kernen and andrew ross sorkin. let's take a look at our lineup today. first off, bob doll will be giving us his lineup for stocks. that's coming up at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. at 8:00 eastern, a cnbc exclusive. david tepper, one of the world's top performing hedge fund managers will join us to give us some of his wisdom in a kaerc t can't-miss interview. a lot to talk about with him. in the meantime, why don't we get to some of today's top stories. we could see some movement in the fiscal cliff negotiations. house speaker boehner offering to raise the top tax rates on those making over $1 million a year as well as other measures amounting to $1 trillion in new revenue. that's in exchange for an equal amount in spending cuts. the white house has not yet accepted the proposal. >>> also, apple says it has sold more than 2 million in iphone 5s in china just over the last three days. that's the best ever debut for the iphone line in china. apple is china's second biggest market, although it did lose a lot of market share while they were waiting for that i5 to come out
ross sorkin. our guest host this hour is julia sed. fiscal cliff negotiations, our top story. now president obama is proposing leaving lower tax rates in place for everyone except those earning $400,000 and above. that's above the $250,000 threshold that the president has been demanding for months, but it is still far from speaker john boehner's request of $1 million. a source familiar with the talk says this is by no means the final offer for the white house. the move by the president was welcomed, albeit with some reservations. we will talk about the latest developments in just a few minutes. in the meantime, the global markets seem to be taking note of the optimism. you can see right now that those dow futures are up by 54 points. this comes after a decent rally for the markets yesterday. s&p futures at this point are up by better than seven points and the nasdaq futures up, as well, by about 17. european shares rising. germany is up, the ftse is up, the france, the cac in france has turned slightly down. but, again, this is a marginal loss of about three points. most of the ma
like we're living a bit on the edge of the fiscal cliff, at least. i'm andrew ross sorkin along with joe kernen and becky quick is off today. our guest host this hour, ed kehone. he's the management associate portfolio manager and we are thrilled to have ed aboard for -- i think you'll be here for longer than an hour. you'll be here for the whole broadcast. >> as long as you need me. >> you're like -- how long were you at -- you were at prudential. >> it's owned by prudential, so i've been at peru don'tal for almost 15 years now. >> widely quoted. you know who has made a comeback is ralph -- >> akampora. >> i've seen him around. do you remember his nickname? >> i don't. >> whatever you think of him, he's a great guy. >> he's a good guy. >> ed is going to try to make us slightly -- >> be a little sensitive. let's get you some some of the morning headlines. the biggest one being president obama planning to meet with congressional leaders at 3:00 p.m. eastern time today in a last ditch effort to avoid the fiscal cliff. the house majority leader eric cantor is now telling members to
. >>> and she's considered to be the diana ross of mexican music. the tragic plane crash that killed a popular singer. eyewitness news at 4:00 continues with denise after this. you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know w
on the street" countdown to christmas continues. ho, ho, ho. ♪ >> andrew ross sorkin is bringing lloyd blankfein on stage. let's take a look. here's goldman sachs ceo lloyd blankfein. >> a number of people have touched on the fiscal cliff, and i wanted to start with that, but in a different way with you this morning, in that you have been active in washington over the past couple of weeks and all this. you've been on the phone with the white house. i've read reports that you were on the phone with the white house earlier this week. just if you could, take us behind the scenes. what goes on on these conference calls with the business community? sort of what do you see actually happening right now? >> i don't want to oversell this. i was on a couple of conference calls that the white house had with myself and other people who participated in meetings at the white house. i think the white house is trying to -- and frankly, they're doing a good job of marketing their position on this and being -- and trying to be open and transparent, responding to questions. not every question that we ask. not ever
-- >> comes on the radio and tv, tell him i'd like to talk to him. the head whip, the main guy ross ki roskins? >> he and kevin mccarthy. >> right. we appreciate it. >>> let's bring in our distinguished panel with us throughout the hour. they may be here for days. we'll remain on the air until we get that final vote that mr. schock talked about. here's cnbc contributor keith boykin, former clinton would you do aide and having fun tonight watching the republicans, and we welcome back heather higgins, president and ceo of the independent women's voice. heather higgins is this a good or bad bill, plan b? >> it is the best that boehner can do in an awful situation that he's in, and he's in an awful situation for a variety of reasons. not least of which is poor messaging on the growth message. the average citizen just thinks this is about keeping tax rates low for rich people, and that republicans don't care about the middle class. they don't understand that tax increases are really bad for growth, and what this whole debate ought to be about in terms of entitlement reform and keeping taxes low is
's brian ross joins me in the studio with the latest on that part of the story. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. he was armed to the teeth with high-powered weapons, that authorities say were legally obtained by someone in his family. and in an hour, adam lanza went from obscurity to infamy. authorities overnight were questioning family members of the 20-year-old killer. a man believed to be adam's older brother, ryan, left a new jersey police station, as authorities sought to figure out what turned the youngest member of the lanza family into a madman. >> we'll go backwards as far as we have to go in this investigation. and hopefully we'll stumble on answers. >> reporter: federal agents say they recovered two high-powered pistols from the scene, and a semiautomatic rifle, called a bush master, similar to this one. both adams mother and father were licensed to own such weapons, according to federal agents. >> these crimes involve planning and thoughtfulness and strategizing, in order to put the plan together. so, what may appear to be snap behavior, is not
, principal harpist of the atlanta symphony orchestra, and ross amond lewis, a long time public school music teacher. describe for the average student, what kinds kids are these? >> we have low income, we do have students are not, not all of them, we do have some home schooled students in our program and many of our students are from single parent homes or grand parent homes. >> reporter: the harps are donated and lessons are free to any interested student. donovan howard has been playing the harp for three years and says the ensemble is shaking up the perception of the typical harpist. what's the reaction when you walk in for an audition? >> a lot of people aren't expecting, first of all a male, and then when they see an african-american male, sometimes they are a little bit hesitant, but i think that we're breaking barriers. >> reporter: for some, the harp has changed lives this pro found ways. meet desmond johnson, who she calls one of her miracle children. >> i met desmond here at this school, and he will walk by the harp room and couldn't walk out without coming in to sit down and play
. ross isaacs is one of the doctors. >> who are these patients? >> it's the working poor, middle of their lives, most with families, most not substance abusers, and employed without adequate insurance. >> dr. isaacs saw marty tankersley, the man we met in the parking lot who'd driven 200 miles. it turned out that tankersley, a few years back, had two heart attacks and heart surgery but almost no follow-up since. >> so you haven't seen somebody in a while with regards to your ticker and stuff? >> the tankersleys live in dalton, georgia. they fall in the category of the underinsured. marty's a truck driver. he has major medical insurance through his employer, but the deductible is $500, really unaffordable, and the dental insurance costs too much. no one really knows just how many americans are underinsured like the tankersleys. >> he's the lucky one that could drive the 200 miles. he's the lucky one that got to see people today and get hooked in. there are tens of hundreds of thousands of people like him. >> marty, his wife, and daughter were seen for checkups, glasses, mammograms
. naacp, national council la ross a, labor groups, there's a broader excitement around the protections of families in this country and realizing that doma is not a nerdy policy matter sitting on capitol hill. it has real life impact and harm for families around the country. there's a national discussion happening about the freedom to marry in this country and the supreme court is stepping into that discussionment. >> there seems to be enthusiasm. the level of emotion that people were having about the willingness of the court to hear it was somewhat surprising to me, bob. >> people are pumped up. i'm very surprised by this. there was a time not long ago where you couldn't even mention gay in sort of like ordinary public discourse. so there's been a sea change and there's no question about the momentum now. this is what i mean again about the conservatives or right wingers being on the wrong side of history. this whole idea of preventing gays from marrying whomever they want to is going to go down. it's a request of when that occurs. that's why i agree with kenji. i don't think that the
thirty next. [ ross ] the streets of monaco, home of the legendary grand prix circuit. the perfect place to bring the all-new cadillac ats to test the 2.0-liter turbo engine. [ engine revs ] ♪ [ derek ] 272 horsepower. the lightest in its class. the cadillac ats outmatches the bmw 3 series. i cannot believe i have ended the day not scraping some red paint off on these barriers. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new cadillac ats. >>> just about 45 minutes past the hour. if you like "the hurt locker" get ready for "zero dark thirty." >> we're sending billions of dollars. we are still no closer to defeating our enemy. >> 20 detainees recognize that phot photo. >> no birth certificate, no cell phone. the guy is a ghost. >> film critics are calling it a stark portrayal of the grueling hunt for osama bin laden and the raid that eventually killed him. the movie opens in limited release on december 19th. and the controversy surrounding it certainly is helping to create buzz. a.j. hammer joins us now from new york. kathryn bigelow made "the hurt locker." i've heard this movie is supposed to be ter
american problem so hence i did not come to market it. >> i want to bring in richard ross. brahimi is somebody who's very well respect bud somebody who's optimistic. when he says he thinks the civil war could be over in a few months, what is behind that? >> reporter: he's trying to be practical. i think it's like saying the differences in the u.s. congress over the fiscal cliff could be settled if. that's what he's really saying in this press conference in damascus. the elements are there under plan world powers agreed to back in jeune. but, of course, getting agreement if there fr. the assad side and the rebels the and the government, that's a tall order. he's an experienced negotiator. there seems to be some momentum with a flurry of talks and shuttle-type dip ploemmy but he still said and lamented syria is deteriorating rapidly. and as he said there's no u.s./russian plan. there may be discussions on options. can will there a transitional government formed and then elections but we're still not at that stage yet, suzanne. >> do we think he's bringing anything to the table that k
'm going to lose if i raise taxes. >> it's happened before. >> i also remember ross perot got 22% of the vote that time. >> you're saying that the threat to pull the plug on any representative who took the pledge is far greater than any desire to rise above. >> they like being members of congress. there's no doubt about that. >> they do, don't they. >> yes, they do. >> don't mention pumps. . >> when we come back this morning, a new report finds that exporting nat gas will actually help the u.s. economy, but not every day is a winner. >>> vice chairman alan blinder will tell us what he thinks. >>> a new study from the federal government shows exporting u.s. natural gas overseas has the potential to reshape the global energy markets. the obama administration has said the study will be central to the decision on whether to export. he said exporting the gas would be a bigger impact on the economy. >> slap in the face of dow chemical. of coke, not coke the beverage company. but this was something that was hotly disputed within the romney campaign. he really let this stuff go because t
chemical weapons. joining me, ambassador ross who served with four u.s. presidents and was adviser in iran for secretary clinton and the director of the security counsel. what is the obama administration's red line on the chemical weapons? >> i think the president announced it last september and he repeated it last week. the secretary of state has done so as well. if check cal weapons are used, this becomes a red line and becomes something as the president said a few months ago, changes his cal cue louse. i think we have been out there very clearly saying that use chemical weapons and everything is going to change in terms of the possibility of american intervention. >> we have been talking about those words. what is the u.s. willing to do? are we specifically talking act boots on the ground? >> i suspect we are not talking boots on the ground. there are probably ways to get at this without that, probably from the air. i think we are probably also coordinating closely with turkey, jordan and israel because all of those countries have a profound concern, if in fact, chemical weapons are use
is another positive sign or at least a sign of something. andrew ross sorkin as a piece on how all the major companies have a tie to wall street. they make the rifle that was used in the mass occur. they announced that they will sell their investment. they're shocked and deeply saddened by the events that took place. >> i would argue they should have stopped before they did that. i think people that invest in tobacco stocks that are going to kill a billion people this century where the companies target their product at every single doctor will tell you kills people, will target it to the poor, the uneducated and children, you should know that and you should knnot own stocksn gun companies. i don't have a problem with the second amendment that gives them the protection, but the second amendment has some reasonable restricts as the supreme court has ruled. and if you listen to the nra, there is the u.s. army has a rifle. they call it a rifle. it's what i would call a cannon, it's attached to the front of a tank or a moving vehicle. it shoots a nuclear warhead. the nra would say, oh, that's a g
down in mexico. rivera was called the diana ross of mexican music. fans will remember her marathon concerts. sometimes performed for more than four hours at a time and also was quite a businesswoman. sold more than 20 million albums and starred in a reality tv show and recently launched her own clothing and cosmetic s line. >> leiaves behind five children as well. >>> hugo chavez, venezuelan president's cancer has returned. his vice president is the choice to take over if cancer surgery doesn't go well. chavez should be worn in for a new six-year term in january. >> romo says this will move markets all over south america too. >> when you heard the announcement, a lot of people said it sounded like his good-bye. >> certainly did. >> 16 minutes past the hour. >>> extended look for our top stories, head to cnn.com/earlystart and twitter and facebook. search for early start cnn. >>> coming up this sunday on the next list, a successful arts studio, but he made his mark on the corporate world as cofounder of square. >> it allows small businesses to accept credit cards. his company worth
're avoiding, the big one, are the entitlements and the spending. now ross lynn carter -- and this is so ironic, because in many ways president carter was probably one of the most dysfunctional presidents, or at least didn't have the efficacy to ever put together a record that was to be proud. but the first lady had one of my all-time favorite quotes and i've used it before. we're going to show it on the screen. a leader takes people where they want to go. a great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be. so let's go over this one more time. today we had senator warner on. and you know what, i really liked a couple things he said. because what he said was, is think outside the box. see, we need to get away from the blame game, get away from the red herring. he says, well, start a debt reduction sinking fund. i haven't heard that idea. there are many ideas, but the point is, is that the president has a legacy to protect. okay? many people, including, you know -- we had jim bianco on last week and were talking about where the leverage is, and it's unfortunate,
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